Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has met with religious leaders in the state as part of steps to reopen worship centres shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Governor at the meeting inaugurated a seven man committee to fashion out modalities and come out with workable protocol that will not compromise lives of worshippers after the religious centres might have been reopened.
The committee is made up of representatives of the state government, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, Governor Fayemi gave the committee one week to submit its report to the state government.
Dr Fayemi who stressed that the lives of the people of the state are very precious to him noted that the meeting was in fulfillment of the promise made in the statewide broadcast on May 31.
The Governor emphasized that attention will be paid to working out modalities that would not jeopardise the lives and health of worshippers.